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Add 42/96 and 70/50

1st number: 42/96, 2nd number: 1 20/50

42/96 + 70/50 is 147/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 96 and 50 is 2400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 96 × 25 = 2400,
    42/96 = 42 × 25/96 × 25 = 1050/2400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 48 = 2400,
    70/50 = 70 × 48/50 × 48 = 3360/2400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/2400 + 3360/2400 = 1050 + 3360/2400 = 4410/2400
  5. 4410/2400 simplified gives 147/80
  6. So, 42/96 + 70/50 = 147/80
    In mixed form: 167/80

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